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Jan 13, 2013 8:00am EST
at the moment. and this was an opportunity for, essentially, for president obama and the united states to make some good on much of the content of the 2009 speech. which is very important. i think people are potentially losing sight of that. the second takeaway, i think, is the question of intelligence and what we've known about what's going on in libya for the past 42 years. and it's remarkably little. you know, this is, i think of it also as a symptom of particular countries that go into sanctions blackouts because once, you know, once that happens, you basically institutionally lose some knowledge which is not regenerated this time as time goes on. and i think that's, you know, when situations change and there needs to be some repository of knowledge upon which you can draw to figure out what's going on, it's not there because the place has been off the map for quite some timement -- time. and i think that lack of institutional knowledge complicated the u.s. response to what was going on not only in remember -- libya, but in other countries, arab spring countries. the third interesting thin
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
-- the obama administration is trying to do what it can to stabilize things, but it lost a lot of influence with the departure of american forces. one thing that the american forces did get in the united states is more clout inside of iraq. >> host: talk about the release of a man accused of killing american soldiers. this issue that you write about in your book, "the endgame," but also some news that came out in november about the release of ali. >> guest: there's been a number of events that i think have worked against the american interest in iraq. that duke is one of them. she is an iraqi come he is a lebanese who was sent into iraq at the behest of the american courts because hezbollah is supported by iran. for the purposes of training of the shiite militia who were fighting the american troops, and he was captured along with a number of the shiite militia leaders in the rate connected in basra by the brits in which there's an american presence held in detention by the united states. but then under the status of forces agreement he was handed over to the iraqis. >> host: this agreement
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 11:15am EST
, who was then chief of staff to president obama at the white house. quote, and this is from e-mail, either e-mail or call when you can with suggestions, woolard wrote. the e-mail stated quote, the white house needs to focus on finalizing the loan guarantee for will be the largest solar thermal project in the world. brightsource energies project was conditionally approved more than a year ago and is in the final stages of being completed. we need a commitment from the white house regarding that loan closure. at a house energy and commerce subcommittee meeting last may, chairman jim jordan said toward, quote, you are asking the guy who's in charge of making a final decision to proofread an e-mail that your chairman was going to send to the white house chief of staff, and you say there's no political involveme involvement? well, in another coincidence or not, the loan received final approval and may 2011, a month after silver refused the proofreading request, which he reviewed as the e-mail as can be seen from his personal account, his personal e-mail account, not his department
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
is in murray slaughter, head of the office it of policy and planning at the u.s. state department. during the first years of the obama administration. anne-marie slaughter wrote that she argued the nationstates should see the degree of sovereignty to what she calls transnational networks. vertically, nations should cede sovereign authority of supranational institutions such as the international criminal court. they be something about the nation. supranational institution. fodor maintains such transparent networks, can perform many of the functions of a world government, legislation, administration and adjudication thereby creating a global rule of law. she was the person in policy plan to keep entertained first two years of the obama administration. also richard haas is currently president of the council on foreign relations and was a special assistant to george h.w. bush during the administration of george w. bush served as director of policy and planning and richard haas said it's time to rethink sovereignty. he argues sovereignty is not only becoming weaker in reality, but needs to bec
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm EST
, the obama administration has provided financial incentives for states to provide value add educators for paying and promoting teachers. proopinion anyones point out they're a huge potential improvement over systems in which all teaches are paid in a system -- many experts warn these assessments have large margins of error and can deliver misleading results. the union representing the new york city teachers spent more than $100,000 on a up in advertising campaign, built around the headline, this is no way to rate a teacher. opponents argue the value added assessment creates a false impression used by parents and public officials who do not understand the limitations of of this. everybody is right up to a point. a man works extensively with value added data for teachers, warns that these are inharen day noisy. the results are based on a single test, taken on a single day, by a single group of students. all kinds of factors can lead to random fluctuations, anything from a particularly difficult broken student to a broken air conditioning unit clanking away in the classroom while testing
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 7:30pm EST
in 2000 -- to early 2010 about a year after obama took office, three things happened. the first was -- it came from united states supreme court and i think no person in the united states that i can think of has benefited more from the supreme court then karl rove. two decisions. one in 2000 obviously was washed the gore which put his candidate in the white house and two, in 2010, citizens united decision. that opened the floodgates for contributions, unlimited contributions and in many cases from secret sources with no transparency whatsoever that is just unprecedented in history. the second thing that happened was running the republican party and it kind of ran into a ditch. he couldn't raise a dime and early in 2010 you may recall there was a revelation in los angeles that they republican national committee had been entertaining its donors at a strip club. and for the party of family values, this did not work too well so they could not raise a time. this gave wrote his opening, so in april he had a luncheon at his house in washington d.c. at weaver terrace. it was cohosted by
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 12:00am EST
. imagine that, the a nobel peace laureate sitting in prison and president obama the other day hailed the spirit of cooperation between the night states in china. abe there's an argument for that but these two guys are nobel peace laureates, and there ought to be some -- another thing about china, in 2010 we did not have human rights talks with china. we are a liberal democracy and they are one-party dictatorship at the gulag. we held human rights talks with them and afterword, after one session, the president questions for our guys. as assistant secretary of state named michael posner. i think he is assistant secretary of state for democracy or something like that. in the press said, talks with the chinese communists to torture tibetans and others every single day. archive the press said they are some immigration law? if he did come up, did you bring it up or did they? posner said we did, early and often. early and often to show that we too have problems in our society. this is what we used to call the the battle phase of the war of the criminalist. it is not gone. the final remarks.
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2013 10:30am EST
of the and states. the president's wife is shopping in new york and the president has to agree that he will send a obama which will baldy york city we were all familiar with the air and carrying a briefcase. so these two bombs came down and the conventional explosives one of. miraculously not hurting anybody puts within the bounds of the. that means that the plutonium which is about the deadliest substance that we could imagine all came out. the black clouds. miraculously -- normally the wind blows off the sea. for some strange reason that day the wind was blowing off the land. most of the plutonium was blown out into the mediterranean, not the debt that was necessarily such a great thing either, but it was better than it landing on these poor people. but some of the plutonium was spread all around. some of the people left. they may have gone through a chamber with their wash them down with anti radiations tough. they went into the chamber leaving they're close behind compositions, everything. just their bodies cannot the other side of the chandler. and for many, many years, at least 25 that i k
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 6:00am EST
with the professor coding judicial attendance in the state of the union address, from the time of woodrow wilson to present. we got this idea because of the citizens united case, and samuel alito mouthing not true to president obama making i think and this statement about maybe the scope of the law. and you see over time the court struggling with that role, their public role at certain public -- political events like the state of union. the courts presence at the state oof the union has decreased with the justices saying i don't want to be a potted plant at a political pep rally, et cetera. so there are other ways we can see maybe the public thinks of the court more in political terms or the court is more aware of what it does and doesn't want to do activities of other branches of government. >> your thoughts on how conservative this court is compared to other times? >> no, i'm not going to go there. but i would say that what's interesting is not a politicize the court is but whether it reflects the majority reviews of the american people. and i don't know the answer to that but i think that's a
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